Transport Shift Manager

Urgent

Job Description

MRD Recruitment is actively looking for a Transport Shift Manager on behalf of our Logistics Client. This role is based in Kilmarnock, however some travel is required to other local depots. The Transport Shift Manager, based in Kilmarnock will report into the Regional Manager.

Job Requirements for Transport Shift Manager based in Kilmarnock:

  • Manage the overall operation of your base(s) to meet profit targets within a devolved P&L account.
  • Understand the business’ contract to lead on performance and contract management of depots.
  • Understand key profit drivers and direct all efforts to ensuring a profitable return from the depots.
  • Understand the operation, the planning process and all other business system processes and ensure consistent application of the company’s SOP’s.
  • Achieve service standards as stipulated in the contract.
  • Manage, motivate, and lead depot employees to maximise their performance, productivity, and engagement. Encourage team to constantly strive for higher standards to deliver the contract expectations, contract KPI’s and overall performance objectives.
  • Foster a proactive employee relations and engagement culture, including where applicable relationships with recognised trade unions.
  • Evaluate and monitor the delivery of services to maintain health & safety of employees, those in our care and other agencies at our locations.
  • Ensure all employees working in your area of responsibility are fully aware of company policies, procedures, and contractual requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal requirements and policies in relation to fleet management.
  • Proactive driving of Compliance standards

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experiences for Transport Shift Manager based in Kilmarnock:

  • Management knowledge and experience of delivering within cost and profit targets.
  • Able to positively lead and manage people within a unionised business in a multi-site environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety legislation and able to assess risk and make risk-based decisions.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Proven persuader and influencer
  • Personal resilience and desire to deliver a challenging role.
  • Able to demonstrate excellent communication skills.
  • Driving Licence
  • Highly confident in challenging the status-quo to positively influence and support achievement of business objectives.
  • Able to organise self and others and to manage time and concurrent priorities.

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